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  • Sharpton adapts adversarial style to de Blasio's New York

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - It was not the first time the Reverend Al Sharpton made his way to City Hall in a fiery mood to scold a mayor about New York City police officers killing an unarmed black man. Still, something about Sharpton's appearance with Mayor...
  • UCF game in Ireland special homecoming for coach George O'Leary

    UCF game in Ireland special homecoming for coach George O'Leary
    UCF's football season-opener may be 4,000 miles away in Ireland, but it's still a home game when your last name is O'Leary. When UCF coach George O'Leary marches his team onto the field of Croke Park Stadium on Saturday, he'll be within three hours of...
  • Cynthia M. Allen: Closing the opportunity gap with school choice

    The events that have recently overtaken Ferguson, Mo., have exposed much more than just the vestiges of racial distrust and strained law enforcement-citizen relationships. They remind us how the poverty of opportunity in too many American communities...
  • 'Love Is Strange' and profound with Lithgow, Molina paired

     'Love Is Strange' and profound with Lithgow, Molina paired
    The strangest thing about "Love Is Strange," with its perfect pairing of John Lithgow and Alfred Molina as a long-committed couple finally able to legalize their relationship in a lovely New York City garden wedding, is how little it is about gay...
  • Interior designer brings work home with Ruxton townhouse

    Interior designer brings work home with Ruxton townhouse
    When Evelyn Gorman bought her then-10-year-old contemporary brick townhouse in Ruxton 25 years ago, change was the first order of business. To this seasoned interior designer from New York City, there was no reason not to create everything in her...
  • Wedded: Jannette Merritt and Michael Phillips

    Wedded: Jannette Merritt and Michael Phillips
    Date: June 14 Her story: Jannette Merritt, 31, grew up in Owings Mills. She is a technical accounts manager at Livefyre, a social content sharing company, in its New York City office. Her father, Otis Merritt III, a retired warden of the Maryland...
  • Venice film fest, opening this week, is still a cinema lifeline

    LONDON/ROME (Reuters) - Saverio Costanzo, the Italian director of the New York City-set low-budget drama "Hungry Hearts" that will compete for the top prize at the Venice Film Festival opening this week, sees the exposure his film will get as a godsend....
  • 'Fargo' mastermind Noah Hawley makes stranger-than-fiction real

     'Fargo' mastermind Noah Hawley makes stranger-than-fiction real
    For Noah Hawley, this is a true story. "Fargo," the critically lauded FX miniseries adaptation of Joel and Ethan Coen's Oscar-winning 1996 black comedy, made quite the impression with the TV academy, receiving a hefty 18 Emmy nominations —...
  • IFP Taps Focus Features Exec for Made in NY Media Center

    Independent Filmmakers Project -- the New York-based nonprofit that runs the Made in NY Media Center, the cross-industry hub that opened in October -- has appointed former Focus Features executive Gordon Ampel as the center's managing director. Ampel...
  • New York City bill requires reports on solitary confinement

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The New York City Council approved a bill on Thursday requiring corrections officials to publish regular reports on the use of solitary confinement in city jails and the notorious Rikers Island complex. The reports will shed light on...
  • Vacations by the book

    Vacations by the book
    Carla Hayden is one of Baltimore's best-known book lovers, one who has spent 21 years at the helm of the city's Enoch Pratt Free Library. When the busy bibliophile takes time off to travel, she appreciates accommodations where books are part of the...